Cyndi Lauper is opening up about the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements.
In January, the pop icon stood alongside Kesha for her emotionally charged performance of “Praying” at the Grammys.
“I needed to — we needed to — stand up,” Lauper, 64, tells PEOPLE of singing with Kesha, Camila Cabello, Andra Day, Julia Michaels and Bebe Rexha. “It was really powerful … and good for her. I’m glad she’s doing well.”
Last year, Kesha returned with her smash album Rainbow, her first in nearly five years.